Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Neponset River” in chapter 1 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1:
They arrived in 1630, less than ten years after the settlement of the Pilgrims at Plymouth.
They were attracted to the particular site by the salt-marsh, which lay along the bay and the Neponset River .
This furnished an immediate supply of hay, and dispensed with the necessity of clearing at once large tracts of forest land.
Among them were expert fishermen, who were pleased to find at hand th...
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